Alexander Purser

Senior Lecturer
East 15 Acting School
 Alexander Purser
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 2084 187383

  • Location

    U.2.3 EAST15 LOUGHTON UNIT 4, Loughton Campus



Alex Purser holds a BA (Hons) in Drama with English and an MFA in Theatre Directing. He has spent the past 14 years working in the industry as Project, Production and/or Stage Manager in a variety of contexts including musical theatre, opera, ballet, tours and events. Alex has worked both in the UK and internationally, working on projects in China, France, Italy, Spain, Holland and Germany. His industry experience is varied, ranging from local theatre productions, through to large West End musicals such as 'Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary', 'Lion King', 'Billy Elliot', 'Sweeney Todd' (Chichester Festival Theatre & West End transfer) and touring productions including 'Sister Act' and 'Wicked'. He has also worked on productions at the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, events at the Royal Palaces, the Paralympic Closing Ceremony and even a Disney Theme Park ride!

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Foundation Skills in Lighting and Sound (EA162)

  • Foundation Skills in Construction and Stage Craft (EA165)

  • Foundation Skills in Production Arts (EA166)

  • Stage Management Skills 1 (EA169)

  • Production Skills (EA170)

  • Industry in Context 1 (EA198)

  • Industry in Context2 (EA199)

  • Production Practice 1 (EA261)

  • Production Practice 2 (EA262)

  • Production Practice 3 (EA263)

  • Production Practice 4 (Production &/Or Project) (EA361)

  • Production Practice 5 (EA362)

  • Production Practice 6 (EA363)

  • Context in Industry 3 - Professional Placement (EA364)

+44 (0) 2084 187383


U.2.3 EAST15 LOUGHTON UNIT 4, Loughton Campus